Saturday, October 3, 2015

Soggy Saturday ahead. Heavy rainfall expected could impact busy weekend lineup including air show, Mountain Day and Duck Derby. Shorter names Distinguished Alumni. RACA hires new Executive Director. Updates from around region. High School scoreboard and mo

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Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Our top story: Weekend washout very possible as heavy rain associated with Hurricane Joaquin covers much of the state.
  • Continuing updates all weekend on our weather and the forecast.
  • Latest updates on any delays or cancellations associated with the weather.


  • Shorter to honor three with 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Shorter
  • Weekend: Mountain Day, air show, Duck Derby, Cedartown Fall Festival, Great Locomotive Chase and Oktoberfest. Calendar
  • Region: Shorter performances, Los Arcos ribbon cutting, SE Cowboy Festival & Symposium, Spooky Museum, Gordon Safety Fair and Rockmart parade. Region
  • WRGA: Man injured after tractor collides with van on U.S. 411. Tractor
  • Rome Area Council for Arts names new Executive Director. RACA
  • Monday deadline to register to vote in November General Election. Politics
  • Harbin Clinic adds Dr. Whitney Jennings to Gastroenterology Department. Health
  • City Hall: Power outage this weekend as part of auditorium remodeling. Rome
  • Obituaries: Remembering Dr. Robert Silver. Funerals
  • Public Health restaurant inspections scores, brought to you by Dr. Miniyar Pediatrics. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report


  • Friday night high school scores: Scoreboard
  • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do?
  • Georgia High School Football Daily. Returns Monday


  • Norman Arey's No-Nos: Is there a big game in the state? I hate to but I pick Alabama. No-Nos.
  • Berry College Vikings vs. Washington (Mo.), 6 p.m., Saturday at Valhalla. Vikings 
  • Track Berry's season, from the opening to Valhalla to the latest games. Click Valhalla Rising.
  • Shorter University Hawks at Mississippi College, 8 p.m. Saturday. Hawks / Game preview


  • The Falcons host Texas at 1 p.m. Sunday / The latest on the NFL
  • Atlanta Braves win 4-0 over Cardinals; host St. Louis again at 7:10 tonight.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
Please join our guests Monday including:

  • At 8:10: Janet Eberhart, Immunizations Coordinator for Northwest Georgia Public Health, on 2015 flu shots. She'll also give John Druckenmiller his annual shot live during the broadcast.
  • At 8:40: Jose Santamaria, Executive Director of Tellus Science Museum, on new solar house coming to Tellus.

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